Inter-Christian relations

15.01.2018 9:36

DECR chairman meets with Apostolic Nuncio in Russia

DECR chairman meets with Apostolic Nuncio in Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk received the Holy See representative in the Russian Federation, Archbishop Celestino Migliore, after the Divine Liturgy at the parish house of the church of the Icon ‘The Joy to All the Afflicted’-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka.
11.01.2018 17:02

DECR chairman meets with the Ordinary of the Armenian Catholic Church of Eastern Europe-Georgia

DECR chairman meets with the Ordinary of the Armenian Catholic Church of Eastern Europe-Georgia On 11 January 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Archbishop Raphael Minassian, Ordinary of the Armenian Catholic Church of Armenia, Georgia, Russia and Eastern Europe.
07.01.2018 14:41

DECR chairman meets with delegation of Syrian Orthodox Church

DECR chairman meets with delegation of Syrian Orthodox Church On 6 January 2018, at the parish house of the Church of the Joy of All Who Sorrow Icon of the Mother of God in Bolshaya Ordynka Street in Moscow, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with a delegation of the…
29.12.2017 22:12

Condolences sent by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church to Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II over the attack of militants on a Coptic church in Cairo

Condolences sent by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church to Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II over the attack of militants on a Coptic church in Cairo His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has extended condolences to Patriarch of the Coptic Church Tawadros II over the attack on the church of St. Mina in a Cairo’s suburb committed on December 29.
29.12.2017 22:11

DECR chairman’s condolences over attack on the Coptic church of St. Mina in Cairo

DECR chairman’s condolences over attack on the Coptic church of St. Mina in Cairo Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk called the attack a dastard and cynical crime. As a result of the attack, nine people were killed and several more people were wounded.
25.12.2017 10:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates heads of non-Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates heads of non-Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent Christmas greeting to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches.
25.12.2017 10:00

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Christmas greetings.
19.12.2017 22:12

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk visits Bari

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk visits Bari On December 18-19, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), visited Bari, Italy, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
11.12.2017 22:14

First session of Commission for Dialogue between Russian Orthodox Church and Syriac Orthodox Church

First session of Commission for Dialogue between Russian Orthodox Church and Syriac Orthodox Church The Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Syriac Orthodox Church held its first session in Cherepovets, Vologda region.
23.11.2017 16:24

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies On 22 November 2017, during his first visit to Russia, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby visited Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies.
21.11.2017 21:02

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby On 21 November 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the DECR, met with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Justin Welby. Talks were held with the delegation of the Church of England accompanying the Archbishop on his visit to Moscow.
21.11.2017 21:01

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Archbishop of Canterbury

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Archbishop of Canterbury On 21 November 2017, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, head of the Anglican Communion.
21.11.2017 17:08

Joint Declaration by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

Joint Declaration by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby On 21 November 2017, a meeting between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby took place in Moscow. As the result of the meeting, a joint declaration was signed.
20.11.2017 15:02

A delegation of the Ethiopian Church on a visit to Moscow

A delegation of the Ethiopian Church on a visit to Moscow With the blessing of Patriarch-Catholicos Abuna Mathias of Ethiopia and at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a delegation of the Ethiopian Church has come to Moscow for a working visit.
13.11.2017 10:02

A Russian Orthodox Church representative discusses with a Syrian Jacobite Church hierarch the humanitarian situation of Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley

A Russian Orthodox Church representative discusses with a Syrian Jacobite Church hierarch the humanitarian situation of Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Great Antioch, met with Archbishop Boulos Safar of Zahle and Bekaa, Syriac Jacobite Church, to discuss the implementation of decisions made at the September meeting between Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow…
09.11.2017 10:12

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Apostolic Nuncio of Japan

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Apostolic Nuncio of Japan Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Apostolic Nuncio in Tokyo, Titular Archbishop Joseph Chennoth of Milevum.
06.11.2017 17:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences to U.S. President Donald Trump over tragedy at Baptist church in Texas

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences to U.S. President Donald Trump over tragedy at Baptist church in Texas On Sunday, 5 November 2017, a gunman entered a Baptist church in Sutherlands Springs, Texas, USA, when the service was underway, and opened fire on the parishioners. Twenty-six people died, including children, teenagers, elderly people and a pregnant woman.
06.11.2017 17:00

DECR chairman expresses condolences over tragedy at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, USA

DECR chairman expresses condolences over tragedy at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, USA Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a letter to Pastor Frank Pomeroy of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, USA, expressing condolences over the tragedy that had occurred there during the Sunday service. Twenty-six parishioners died in the mass…
04.11.2017 14:39

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church on his 65th birthday and 5th anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal see

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church on his 65th birthday and 5th anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal see His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a message to Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church congratulating his on this 65th birthday and the 5th anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal see.
04.11.2017 14:38

DECR chairman’s congratulations to Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church on the occasion of his 65th birthday and 5th anniversary to his election to the Patriarchal see

DECR chairman’s congratulations to Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church on the occasion of his 65th birthday and 5th anniversary to his election to the Patriarchal see In his message to His Holiness Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark in All Africa and the Middle East, Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) congratulated him on his 65th birthday and the 5th anniversary of…
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